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Andre Vandeweyer

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Role  Footballer
Died  October 22, 1992, Belgium
Years  Team
Position  Coach, Goalkeeper
Name  Andre Vandeweyer

Andre Vandeweyer
Date of birth  (1909-06-21)21 June 1909
Date of death  22 October 1992(1992-10-22) (aged 83)
1931-1939  R. Union Saint-Gilloise

Place of birth  Tirlemont, Belgium
Playing position  Goalkeeper, coach

André Vandewyer was a former Belgian footballer and coach born 21 June 1909 in Tirlemont (Belgium), died 22 October 1992 in Tirlemont.

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Biography

Vandewyer begins to football in his own town by RRC Tirlemont in 1924 and make his debut in 1926 in second division.After five years he move to Union SG. He was goalkeeper for the legendary Union Saint-Gilloise team: the famous Union 60 were unbeaten in Division 1 for 60 matches, with three consecutive titles in this period, between 9 January 1933 (Union-Lierse SK, 2-2) and 10 February 1935 (Daring Bruxelles-Union 2-0).

He also played for Belgium, five times between 1933 and 1934, including one game at the Italy World Cup.

After the war, he became coach of Union Saint-Gilloise. He was also manager of the Belgian team after Doug Livingstone, from January 1955 until June 1957.

Honours

  • Belgian international from 1933 to 1934 (5 caps)
  • 1st cap: 26 November 33 Belgium-Denmark 2-2 (friendly)
  • Participation in the 1934 Italy World Cup (3 matches)
  • Picked for the 1938 France World Cup
  • Champion of Belgium in 1933, 1934 and 1935 with R. Union Saint-Gilloise
  • 185 matches in Division 1
  • References

    André Vandewyer Wikipedia


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